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4:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Baltimore Residents Demand More Information On Freddie Gray's Death

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 10:08 am

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4:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Judge Reduces 3 Educators' Sentences In Atlanta Cheating Scandal

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4:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Does Reading Harry Potter Have An Effect On Your Behavior?

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 2:00 pm

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A famous fictional conflict in children's literature has a happier ending. Tomorrow is the day "Harry Potter" fans know as the date of the Battle of Hogwarts. And there is evidence the boy wizard's power might extend beyond the book.

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4:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

'Curvy Brides' Debuts Friday On TLC

Originally published on Fri May 1, 2015 10:08 am

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Around the Nation
6:28 am
Thu April 30, 2015

New York Takes Migrating Birds Into Consideration

Originally published on Thu April 30, 2015 10:07 am

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Around the Nation
6:28 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Will Big-Screen Movies Turn Astronauts Into Couch Potatoes?

Originally published on Thu April 30, 2015 10:07 am

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4:16 am
Thu April 30, 2015

With Only One Runway, Kathmandu's Airport Hinders Earthquake Relief

Monks and aid workers walk to the arrival terminal at Kathmandu's international airport. The plane was unable to secure an arrival gate when it landed on Wednesday.
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Originally published on Thu April 30, 2015 1:04 pm

There's a lot of aid headed toward Nepal, but it's not getting there as fast as people would like.

The reason: There aren't enough runways.

The country's only international airport is Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu. It's tiny. It has just one runway. So it can't accommodate all the planes flying in.

The single runway has been closed several times for earthquake repairs. Also, there are limited places for planes to park. On many days, pilots circled for hours waiting for another plane to take off because there's no room to land.

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4:16 am
Thu April 30, 2015

In An Empty Camden Yards, Orioles Beat White Sox 8-2

Originally published on Thu April 30, 2015 1:17 pm

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NPR Story
4:16 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Bipartisan Measure Would Protect Juveniles In The Justice System

Originally published on Thu April 30, 2015 1:19 pm

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Latin America
6:37 am
Wed April 29, 2015

Thrown Mango Bonks Venezuela's President In The Head

Originally published on Wed April 29, 2015 7:51 am

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